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Title: The Damned Thing Title Record # 68759
Author: Ambrose Bierce
Date: 1893-12-07
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org-1, librivox.org-2
Language: English
Note:
  • First published in Tales from New York Town Topics, Dec 7, 1893.
  • Reprinted in the San Francisco Examiner, September 13, 1896.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1893Originally published in Tales from New York Town Topics, 7 December 1893.
That Damned Thing
1893 The Damned Thing [as by Ambrose G. Bierce]
Year Language Title
1949Translated by A. Verhoeff
Dutch Het Vervloekte Ding
1963Translated by Gisela Günther
German Das verfluchte Ding
1967Translated by A. L. Spoorenberg
Dutch Dat Vervloekte Ding
1967Translated by an unknown hand
French L'infernale créature
1972Translated by Hugo A. Brown / Perla Lenci / Raquel Kuperman
Spanish La maldita cosa
1974
  • Title means "The Invisible Animal".
  • Translated by Frida Papadache. Romanian translation of an unidentified story.
Romanian
Jivina nevăzută?Jivina nevazuta
1982Translated by Zoran Milović
Croatian Prokletinje
1988Translated by Gianni Pilo
Italian La cosa maledetta
1988Translated by R. Bernascone
Italian La creatura infernale
1989Translated by Rosemarie Hundertmarck
German Das verfluchte Ding

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1898-00-00 Ambrose Bierce G. P. Putnam's Sons     vi+
362
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Short Story Classics (American) 1905-00-00 ed. William Patten P. F. Collier & Son     xxiv+
331+
356+
358+
355+
358
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Can Such Things Be? 1910-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Neale Publishing Company (The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce #3)     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Can Such Things Be? 1918-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Boni & Liveright     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Best Ghost Stories 1919-00-00 ed. uncredited Boni & Liveright (The Modern Library (Boni & Liveright))     xii+
217
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Five Great Ghost Stories 1922-00-00 ed. E. Haldeman-Julius Haldeman-Julius (Ten Cent Pocket Series #145)   $0.10 127
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Weird Tales, September 1923 1923-09-00 ed. Edwin Baird The Rural Publishing Corp.   $0.25 100
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag R. M. Mally  
Can Such Things Be? 1924-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Albert & Charles Boni     427
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ten Tales 1925-00-00 Ambrose Bierce First Edition Club     xiv+
136
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Ghouls and Ghosts 1926-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #1075) 1075   64
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
coll  
American Ghost Stories 1928-00-00 ed. C. Armitage Harper Houghton Mifflin   $2.50 xiv+
287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Supernatural Omnibus 1931-00-00 ed. Montague Summers Doubleday, Doran   $2.50 xl+
690
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1931-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1147
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Second Omnibus of Crime 1932-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Coward-McCann   $2.50 855
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1932-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   5/- 1147
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1937-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   3/6 1147
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Ghost Stories 1940-00-00 ed. uncredited New Era 22 $0.25 48
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1943-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Heritage Press   $3.50 xxx+
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Landacre  
Tales of Terror 1943-10-00 ed. Boris Karloff World Publishing Co. (A Tower Mystery)   $0.49 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Famous Ghost Stories 1944-00-00 ed. Bennett Cerf Modern Library (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books #73)   $1.25 xi+
361
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Bar the Doors: Terror Stories 1946-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell (Dell Mapback) 143 $0.25 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Gerald Gregg Checkmark
The Golden Argosy: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Short Stories in the English Language 1947-00-00 ed. Van H. Cartmell, Charles Grayson The Dial Press     656
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1948-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1147
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Voor en Na Middernacht: Zijnde Vijfendertig Spook en Griezelverhalen Alsmede Andere Fantastische Vertellingen 1949-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier     354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth J. F. Doeve  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror, Second Series 1949-02-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1147
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Treasury of Science Fiction Classics 1954-00-00 ed. Harold W. Kuebler Hanover House   $2.95 x+
694
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Treasury of Science Fiction Classics 1954-00-00 ed. Harold W. Kuebler Hanover House / SFBC   $1.65 694
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard M. Powers Checkmark
Voor en Na Middernacht 1954-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Reeks)     319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. van Uden Checkmark
The Golden Argosy: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Short Stories in the English Language 1955-00-00 ed. Van H. Cartmell, Charles Grayson The Dial Press     656
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter and Other Stories 1955-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Avon 628   127
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Famous Ghost Stories 1956-00-00 ed. Bennett Cerf Modern Library P21 $0.95 xi+
361
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Famous Ghost Stories 1962-00-00 ed. Bennett Cerf Vintage Books V-140 $1.25 xi+
361
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1962-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell F166 $0.50 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Mein Lieblingsmord 1963-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Insel   DM 12.80 221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1963-02-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0436 $0.50 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1964-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Dover Publications   $1.00 199
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Die Geschichte eines Gewissens 1965-01-00 Ambrose Bierce
Fischer Bücherei?Fischer Buecherei
(Fischer Bücherei #642)
642 DM 2.60 139
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Hell of Mirrors 1965-12-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books 1423 3/6 189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Second Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 1966-00-00 ed. Robert Aickman Fontana 1227 3/6 252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Masterpieces of Horror 1966-00-00 ed. Rosamund Morris Hart Publishing   $1.50 255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Na Middernacht: De Beste Spookverhalen 1966-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #D 22) D 22 ƒ1.90 159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Friso Henstra Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors 1966-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0436 $0.50 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Famous Monster Tales 1967-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Van Nostrand Reinhold 1983 $4.75 201
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Ruzicka Checkmark
Dat Vervloekte Ding en Andere Griezelverhalen 1967-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Meulenhoff (Meesters der Fantastische Vertelkunst #9) F9 ƒ2.50 159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Sanne Sannes Checkmark
Les chefs-d'œuvre du fantastique?Les chefs-d'oeuvre du fantastique
1967-00-00 ed. Jacques Bergier, Alex Grall, Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Christian Broutin  
Das Spukhaus 1969-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Insel (Bibliothek des Hauses Usher)   DM 12.80 173
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1970-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Doubleday     496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians 1971-00-00 Ambrose Bierce The Easton Press (Masterpieces of American Literature)     xxx+
222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Antes y después de Drácula 1972-00-00 ed. uncredited Rodolfo Alonso (Aventura)     428
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sergio Camporeale  
A Spectrum of Worlds 1972-09-00 ed. Thomas D. Clareson Doubleday 0-385-01657-3 $5.95 311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
Un călăreț prin cer și alte povestiri?Un cahlahrets prin cer shi alte povestiri
Un calaret prin cer si alte povestiri
1974-00-00 Ambrose Bierce
Cartea Românească?Cartea Romaneasca
    xxii+
334
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll Simona Runcan  
Thirteen Famous Ghost Stories 1977-00-00 ed. Peter Underwood J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library) 0-460-01749-7 £0.75 203
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Daniel Wiles Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Go Bump in the Night 1977-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House 0-394-41216-8   x+
342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Thirteen Famous Ghost Stories 1977-00-00 ed. Peter Underwood J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library) 0-460-00749-1   203
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Alfred Hitchcock's Bar the Doors 1977-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Mayflower 0-583-12080-6 £0.50 173
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Dat Vervloekte Ding en Andere Griezelverhalen 1977-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Het Spectrum (Prisma #1788) 90-274-0916-1   159
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Das Spukhaus 1977-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #6) 3-518-06865-2 DM 5.00 165
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Hans Ulrich Osterwalder , Ute Osterwalder Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction: From Gilgamesh to Wells 1977-09-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61578-6 / ME1578 $2.25 404
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Go Bump in the Night 1978-01-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House / BCE 1833   x+
307
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Campfire Chillers 1980-00-00 ed. E. M. Freeman East Woods Press 0-914788-23-X   190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Famous Tales of Terror 1980-00-00 ed. uncredited Watermill Press (Watermill Classic) 0-89375-404-8 $1.50 135
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
50 Great American Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Milton Crane Bantam Books (Bantam Literature) 0-553-14528-2 $2.95 x+
502
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-86273-045-7 £4.95 670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-86273-045-7   670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
Sirius, #70 1982-04-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   30 din. 148
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag
Miroslav Sinovčić?Miroslav Sinovchits
Checkmark
Campfire Chillers 1984-00-00 ed. E. M. Freeman East Woods Press 0-914788-23-X $7.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce 1984-00-00 Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 0-8032-6071-7   496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1985-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1848-4 $8.95 672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
101 Science Fiction Stories 1986-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Avenel Books 0-517-60669-0 $7.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas  
Tales of the Dark #2 1987-09-00 ed. Lincoln Child St. Martin's Press 0-312-90769-9 $3.50 x+
181
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Dark Descent 1987-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-93035-6 $29.95 1011
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Doug Fornuff Checkmark
The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce 1988-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Picador / Pan Books (Picador Classics) 0-330-29802-X £6.95 xix+
810
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Robin Harris Checkmark
La valle degli spiriti 1988-06-00 Ambrose Bierce Fanucci Editore (I Miti di Cthulhu #28) 88-347-0065-1 Lit 15,000 267
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Philippe Druillet  
The Dark Descent 1988-08-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC   $12.95 1011
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Doug Fornuff Checkmark
Le vie della fantascienza 1988-12-21 ed. James Gunn Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #2079) 88-04-31566-0 10,000 Lit 578
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Karel Thole  
Von Poe bis Wells 1989-03-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #91) 3-453-03122-9 DM 12.80 285
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Eric Bach Checkmark
Can Such Things Be? 1990-04-00 Ambrose Bierce Citadel Press 0-8065-0550-8 $6.95 160
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Kevin Kelly  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1991-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-692-9 $21.95 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Fabulous Formless Darkness 1991-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperCollins (UK) 0-246-13753-3 £7.99 422
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Colin Thomas  
A Fabulous Formless Darkness 1991-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperCollins (UK) 0-246-13752-5 £12.99 422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Colin Thomas  
A Fabulous Formless Darkness 1992-00-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Grafton 0-586-21378-3 £4.99 704
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Colin Thomas Checkmark
The Giant Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Magpie Books 1-85487-150-1 £3.99 xvii+
651
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
A Fabulous Formless Darkness 1992-01-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-812-50967-6 $4.99 xiv+
585
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-01-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Carroll & Graf / SFBC 18773 $9.98 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robert Hale 0-7090-4902-1 £14.95 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Helen Hale  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-880-8 $12.95 416
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror 1993-11-00 ed. Dave Carson, Stephen Jones Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-496-2 $7.98 xii+
450
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror 1994-04-00 ed. Dave Carson, Stephen Jones Robinson 1-85487-231-1 £6.99 450
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1994-08-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-511-X $7.98 xx+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kevin McGuinness  
Thrillers: A Classic Collection 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-159-1 £5.99 612
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1995-07-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-919-0 $4.98 xx+
585
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Thrillers 1996-00-00 ed. uncredited Leopard 1-85891-316-0   4+
612
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
American Gothic Tales 1996-12-00 ed. Joyce Carol Oates Plume / Penguin 0-452-27489-3 $14.95 viii+
544
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Albert Pinkham Ryder  
American Gothic Tales 1997-00-00 ed. Joyce Carol Oates Plume / Penguin / BCE 14636   viii+
544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Can Such Things Be? 1997-01-00 Ambrose Bierce Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth American Classics) 1-85326-570-5   vii+
161
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Dark Descent 1997-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86217-2 $27.95 1011
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Classic Chilling Tales 3 1998-10-00 ed. uncredited Naxos Audiobooks 962-634-164-5 £10.99  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
anth  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-28 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6 $47.00 xviii+
1166
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Frank R. Paul  
The Colour Out of Space 2002-10-00 ed. D. Thin New York Review of Books (NYRB Classics) 1-59017-026-1 $13.95 354
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Charles Burns  
The Road to Science Fiction: Volume I: From Gilgamesh to Wells 2002-11-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4414-1 $29.95 xviii+
349
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2003-00-00 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6   xviii+
1166
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Frank R. Paul Checkmark
Can Such Things Be? 2003-08-01 Ambrose Bierce Project Gutenberg 4366    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories 2004-00-00 ed. uncredited Wordsworth Editions 1-84022-056-2   1149
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The World's Greatest Horror Stories 2004-03-00 ed. Dave Carson, Stephen Jones Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-5466-7 $7.95 450
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Simon Marsden  
The Best Ghost Stories 2006-03-01 ed. uncredited Project Gutenberg 17893 $0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Damned Thing 2007-10-24 Ambrose Bierce Project Gutenberg 23172    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Moonlit Road and Other Stories 2007-12-00 ed. uncredited Naxos Audiobooks (Classic Fiction) 962-634-494-6 $17.98  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
anth  
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror 2008-00-00 ed. Dave Carson, Stephen Jones Fall River Press 978-1-4351-0745-8   532
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Igor Satanovsky Checkmark
The Phoenix Pick Anthology of Classic Science Fiction Stories 2008-07-18 ed. uncredited Phoenix Pick 978-1-60450-258-9 $9.99 208
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Spook House: Terrifying Tales of the Macabre 2008-10-02 Ambrose Bierce Penguin Books (Red Classics) 978-0-14-103881-0 £7.99 240
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Phoenix Pick Anthology of Classic Science Fiction Stories 2008-10-13 ed. uncredited Phoenix Pick 978-1-60450-415-6 $5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
A Spectrum Unseen: Invisible Men, Women, and Creatures in Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009-00-00 ed. Chad Arment Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-001-3 $14.95 414
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Bierce After Dark: 30 Strange Tales by Ambrose Bierce 2009-00-00 Ambrose Bierce Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-002-0 $9.95 167
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Horror Masters Vol. 4 2010-01-01 ed. Sons of Horror River Styx Publishing 978-1-61704-040-5 $12.89 184
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Short Science Fiction Collection 037 2010-06-27 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 011 2010-11-06 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 013 2011-04-14 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 014 2011-09-01 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Can Such Things Be? 2012-05-02 Ambrose Bierce LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 016 2012-05-06 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Ancient Terrors 2012-08-08 ed. Guy Anthony De Marco Yurei Press 978-1-62225-008-0 $14.95 i+
276
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Best Ghost Stories 2012-12-11 ed. uncredited CreateSpace 978-1-4812-2586-1 $8.95 312
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Haunts & Horrors Megapack: 31 Modern & Classic Stories 2013-09-19 ed. John Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack)   $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Andrey Kiselev Checkmark
The Best Ghost Stories 2014-07-00 ed. uncredited Liongate Press 123000250706 $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Damned Thing 2014-07-08 Ambrose Bierce HarperPerennial Classics 978-1-4434-3838-4 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Best Ghost Stories 2014-07-29 ed. uncredited Didactic Press 978-1-5151-0190-1 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Damned Thing 2014-12-10 Ambrose Bierce Cryptofiction Classics 978-1-4733-9915-0 $2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Best Ghost Stories 2015-07-17 ed. uncredited CreateSpace 978-1-5151-0190-1 $10.99 274
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Chilling Horror Short Stories 2015-08-15 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78361-374-8 £20.00 480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Shadows of Carcosa 2015-10-06 ed. D. Thin New York Review of Books (NYRB Classics) 978-1-59017-943-7 $15.95 356
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Charles Burns  
LampLight, March 2016 2016-03-00 ed. Jacob Haddon Apokrupha 978-1-5327-3811-1 $11.99 146
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag  
The Phoenix Pick Anthology of Classic Science Fiction: Second Edition 2016-10-18 ed. Paul Cook Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-301-2 $34.95  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Chilling Horror Short Stories 2016-11-12 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78664-509-8 £12.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Tales to Terrify, No 277 2017-05-19 ed. Stephen Kilpatrick District of Wonders   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag  
LampLight: Volume 4 2017-06-29 ed. Paul Michael Anderson, Jacob Haddon Apokrupha 978-1-5470-2022-5 $22.99 388
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Horror Short Stories 2017-11-30 ed. Joanna Blythe Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78888-181-4 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Horror Short Stories 2018-03-15 ed. Joanna Blythe Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78828-406-6   384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Weird Tales 2019-00-00 ed. uncredited Pulp Classics on DVD      
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Margaret Brundage Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction: From Gilgamesh to Wells date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor 0-451-61578-6 $2.25 404
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce Dover Publications 0-486-20767-6 $3.95 xxii+
199
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
American Gothic Tales date unknown ed. Joyce Carol Oates Plume / Penguin 0-452-27489-3 $14.95 544
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Albert Pinkham Ryder Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce date unknown Ambrose Bierce University of Nebraska Press 978-0-8032-6071-9 $18.95 496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Marvin Cone Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction: Volume I: From Gilgamesh to Wells date unknown ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 978-0-8108-4414-8   xviii+
349
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
101 Science Fiction Stories date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Jenny-Lynn Waugh Avenel Books 0-517-60669-0 $7.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Weird Tales, September 1923 date unknown ed. Edwin Baird Girasol Collectables     96
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth R. M. Mally Checkmark
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